Around Town

Posted: Friday, January 05, 2001


Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Details: 790-4102.

3rd Annual Mid-Winter Vocal Festival rehearsals, 7-9:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Details: 789-4604 or

2001 Fireside Series begins, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center theater. Scott Foster will present "Paddling Prince of Wales and More." The program is appropriate for all ages.

Saturday, Jan. 6

Winter Beach Picnic, noon, Auke Recreational Area. Sponsored by the Juneau Singles. Bring something to roast, a potluck to share and one piece of wood for the fire. Details: 789-2840.

Tongass Alaska Girl Scout Council Annual Cookie Kick-off, noon-2 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Commons. All registered Girl Scouts are invited to attend goal setting and safety activities, selling tips and cookie taste tests. Details: 586-1710.

Second Annual Juneau-Douglas High School Art Show, noon-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Works by JDHS art students will be displayed, and students will demonstrate art activities and discuss techniques. Runs through Jan. 27. Details: 586-3572.

Community Birthday Dinner, celebrating the 82nd birthday of Judge Tom Stewart. 6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. dinner, Mike's Place, Douglas. $25 per person. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 789-0047 or 586-3986.

3rd Annual Mid-Winter Vocal Festival rehearsals, 7-9:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Details: 789-4604 or

Sunday, Jan. 7

Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service, 10 a.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. A ritual of remembrance and dedication ceremony for a chalice and pedestal will take place. Public welcome.

Monday, Jan. 8

Toddler Time 10 and 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library, 10 a.m. downtown Juneau library.

Board of Education Policy Committee meeting, noon, District Office.

Diabetes Senior Support Group meeting, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center Day Room, 12th and Egan. Don Novotney, RN, will speak about food, diabetes and the older person. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association's Juneau Chapter. Details: Don, 463-8649 or Sally, 465-3353.

Parents Anonymous meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Children's Community Center, 211 Cordova. Free dinner and childcare provided. Details: 790-4102.

Floyd Dryden Parent Meeting: Building Assets in Alaska Youth, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Commons. Presented by Derek Peterson, director of Alaska Association of School Boards. Details: 463-1850.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2, 7 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. All members are expected to attend. Visitors welcome. Details: Alberta, 586-2602.

Tuesday, Jan. 9

Bartlett Hospital Guild meeting, 1:15 p.m., Hospital Conference Room. Details: Marilyn, 789-7243.

Sixteenth Annual Welcome Reception for the 22nd Alaska State Legislature, 5:30-7 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center.

Eaglecrest Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Details: 586-5284.

Setting Goals for the New Year, presentation and discussion, sponsored by Healing Touch Alaska, 7 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Open to the public. Details: 790-2402.

Parents Anonymous Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Dinner and child care provided. Details: 790-4102.

Wednesday, Jan. 10

Storytime at the downtown Juneau library, 11-11:30 a.m.

Alaska Safety Advisory Council meeting, 2 p.m., State Office Building Room 707, 333 Willoughby Avenue. Video and teleconference available. Agenda items include discussion of the new ergo standard and title protection. Details: Kathy Miller, (907) 269-4922.

Parents Anonymous meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., Gastineau Human Services, 1613 Anka. Snacks provided (no child care). Details: 790-4102.

Small Business Tax Primer, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire building, third floor conference room. John Logan, CPA of Logan General Tax Practice, will instruct small business owners on tax laws and preparation for tax season. $25 fee; call 463-3789 to pre-register.

Wednesday evening classes begin, 6:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Topics include: "How to Manage Your Money," "The Zen of Fly-Tying" and "Too Busy Not to Pray." Classes are free. Details and sign-up: 586-3131.

Teamsters Local 959 Membership meeting, 7 p.m., Teamsters Hall, 306 Willoughby Ave.

Thursday, Jan. 11

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference meeting, 7 a.m., administration board room.

Storytime at the Douglas Public Library, 11-11:30 a.m.

Juneau Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Sue, 789-0892.

Parents Anonymous meeting, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.

Juneau Airport Wetlands Watch, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library. Laurie Ferguson Craig will speak on her human and bird observations at the airport dike trail. A short report on SEALTrusts refuge project will also be given. Details: Deborah, 789-4260.

Contra Dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Capital School. New and beginning dancers welcome. Partners not necessary. Details: 463-3214.

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